As a supplement to our first reading, The Beloved Community, we are including a conversation between author George Brosi and noted theorist and scholar bell hooks. Sharing the same name as our book, this conversation looks at the concept of the beloved community from the perspective of hooks’ lifetime of work, asking how the civil rights work behind the beloved community and liberation fuse into individual love and community emergence. (more…)
Howard Rheingold, famed educator and technologist, is the author of our first book, Net Smart. The book is a look at the emerging landscape of Internet-based culture and how we will learn to utilize the contents around us.
A video of Howard with Rolin
Registration for the CSFD/ETM Book Club is now open! Membership in our book club is voluntary and can be month-to-month; you choose the books you wish to join us for conversation on, and we will provide! Our conversations will center around monthly meetings in Ames Library; however, we will have pre- and post-meeting discussions in asynchronous spaces on the Internet.
You are welcome to register for books well ahead of time; however, we do ask that you register at least two weeks’ prior to the meeting on a book so we can order your copy and ensure delivery prior to the meeting.